Ti Chen – Saujana Golf & Country Club

After years as one of the premiere Sze Chuan and Cantonese restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, Ti Chen has been closed for several weeks whilst the restaurant has undertaken a new facelift project.

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Located at the  Saujana Golf & Country Club (the right turning before The Saujana Hotel’s main entrance) I must admit I have never heard of Ti Chen.
I was more familiar with The Restaurant, as there were some online coverage on blogs and my virginal visit to The Restaurant was just a few months back .

Then I have been to Senja on several occasions for events and launches. And I have heard of Kogetsu Japanese Restaurant. But Ti Chen? This was an absolute first.

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Ti Chen reopened last week just in time for the Chinese New Year. I hopped in, lou-ed yee sang with luscious slices of salmon and had an overview of the Chef’s prowess in Cantonese cuisine.

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The requisite shark-fin soup was served right after our yee sang. Nor too thick or thin in consistency, this was well prepared. However, my preferance will always be for double-boiled soups; clear comsomme, easy to digest and healthier too.

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Delightful crackly skin; yes that was the highlight of this fowl dish.

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Deep Fried Prawns and Steamed Fish. Both seafood dishes were fresh and needed little work. The Chef has obviously chosen to stick to simple traditional methods of cooking. The seasoning was well absorbed and flavoured the prawns adequately. The fish was cooked to the right degree, retaining it’s soft flesh and flavour.

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The greens. More sea cucumber, broccoli, black moss and dried oysters. I swear every set menu I have sampled so far in every restaurant and hotel this year served me this. Can there be no better alternative for the vege dish?

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Well, the answer is no. Black moss, sea cucumber and dried oysters represent auspicious symbolism to the Chinese New Year and thus is considered mandatory to complete the meal.

Glutinous Rice in Lotus Leaf. Soft, mushy and fragrant.

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Simple sweet ending to the meal. Mochi filled with red bean paste.

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Ti Chen: Ambiance and it’s interior after the renovation. Rich colours and oozes Chinese opulence.

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Ti Chen
The Saujana Golf & Country Club (the right turning before The Saujana Hotel’s main entrance)

T: (603) 7843 1234 ext. 6031   F: (603) 7846 3008

All pictures taken with:

Samsung NX11

This Post Has 9 Comments

  1. Sean

    oops, i think i’ve had sea cucumber & dried oysters so far this season, but no black moss yet. wonder how my prosperity will be affected, heheh 😀

    1. rebeccasaw

      Hahah!! Apparently black moss is very important one! 😀

  2. babe_kl

    Wishing you and your family a roaring success, great health, peace, harmony and a compassionate spirit as we welcome the year of the dragon! Gong Xi Fa Cai!

    1. rebeccasaw

      Thanks PS! To you, Capt Hook & boy- boy too 😀
      Gong hei ahhhh!

  3. minchow

    Gong Xi Fa Cai Becky! May your 2012 be filled with great health, wealth, love and happiness! Eat up!!

    1. rebeccasaw

      Gong xi gong xi! Thank you & best wishes to you and your hubby! When will I be meeting him?? 😀

  4. Lc Liew

    In Cantonese, black moss is called ‘fatt choi’ which of course sounds like ‘Fatt Choy’ meaning ‘make money’
    and oysters is call ‘Hoe Si’ which means ‘good things’ !

    1. rebeccasaw

      Hahah.. yeah, I know.
      I must be very fatt this year hor! Since I ate so much of it!

  5. JoinMe

    Hi rebeccasaw
    Kindly be informed that this post has been reprinted on JoinMe.com.my, thanks. ^^
    P/S: We have put your name and link credit back to this article.

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